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Question: 

A microscope has a $14\times$ eyepiece and a $60.0\times$ objective lens 20.0 cm apart. Calculate

  1. the total magnification,
  2. the focal length of each lens, and
  3. where the object must be for a normal relaxed eye to see it in focus.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 
  1. 840X
  2. $f_e = 1.8 \textrm{ cm, } f_o = 0.299 \textrm{ cm}$
  3. 0.304 cm

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 25, Problem 46

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Chapter 25, Problem 46 is solved.

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